Thanks to incentives and a production-friendly political environment, Georgia has emerged as a major hub of content creation. Marvel Studios has inked a deal to shoot several pics at Pinewood Atlanta, including “Guardians of the Galaxy 2” and “Captain America: Civil War.” “The Walking Dead” is but one of many TV shows shooting in the Peach State, which boasts more than 30,000 working professionals and 1,000 production suppliers.
Transferable tax credit
Georgia entertainment promotion uplift for including the Georgia logo and Web link on approved projects
Caps on state spending
Information courtesy of EP Financial Solutions, a production incentive consulting and financial services company.
Erik Nelson describes his documentary “The Cold Blue” as “the garage band of movies” — he didn’t have the large team or crew other documentary contenders have. “The Cold Blue” is a World War II documentary that looks at raids and B-17 bombing missions that took place during the war. Nelson’s team looked at 34 [...]
The Regina Spektor song from “Bombshell” and at least six major scores including “The Two Popes” and “The Irishman” won’t be on Oscar’s music shortlists when they are announced next week. That’s because none of them are on the official Academy eligibility lists from which music-branch members are now voting. Preliminary voting ends tomorrow afternoon, [...]
Production designer Jade Healy is doing double duty this awards season. For one, her work can be seen in Noah Baumbach’s “Marriage Story.” There, she created a world of angst and individuality, making use of negative space as a couple reaches the end of their relationship. In Marielle Heller’s “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” [...]
The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) has announced its nominations for the 24th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials, music videos and animation features. Among the films recognized for outstanding production design are James Mangold’s “Ford V Ferrari,” Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman,” and Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon [...]
The Advanced Imaging Society has announced that Academy Award-nominated director, producer and writer James Mangold will be presented with its annual Harold Lloyd Award for filmmaking. The director and producer of 20th Century Fox’s “Ford v Ferrari” will be honored during the Society’s 11th annual awards ceremony January 22 at Warner Bros. Studios. “Ford v. [...]
Director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is all about representation and change. When she won an Academy Award in 2016 for her documentary short “A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness,” she was the only female director to be honored that night. Two years prior to that, she became the first director from Pakistan to win [...]
In director Brian Kirk’s “21 Bridges,” Chadwick Boseman plays a very different kind of hero than T’Challa in “Black Panther”: He’s an intense New York cop tracking a pair of killers throughout the city one fateful night, trying to box them in by closing the titular connections between Manhattan and the mainland. Along with Kirk, [...]